Letter to the editor: ‘Amish obstacle course’ improves motorcycling

By TOM JOHNSON | Cashton

Just a small comment on the diapering of horses.  I have a cousin from Virginia who makes a yearly trip here to visit us (on his way to Sturgis, S.D.). You would have to consider him a “world motorcyclist.” He claims this area to be the greatest motorcycle area on Earth, and he has five reasons for this claim:

1) All the roads are paved.

2) The hills are “just right.”

3) The curves are “just right.”

4) The Rockton Bar is “just right.”

5) Then there is what he calls “the Amish obstacle course.” This is the manure on the roads. He maintains that you have to “keep your focus” to navigate, and this adds to your pleasure.

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